Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Royal Sacrifice_Chayyar Village

Chayyar village
Overnight performance of The Royal Sacrifice
Rājacūya Yākam – The Rājasūya Sacrifice

Directed by P.Rajagopal

performed by the Kattaikkuttu Young Professional Company and
students from the Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam and Kattaikkuttu Sangam, Kuttu Kalai Kudam, Punjarasantankal, Tamil Nadu, India

10th – 11th February 2018
Performed at Chayyar village, Tamil Nadu, India

Short segments of clowns

M. Duraisamy
S. Gobinath
M. Inbarasan

S. Tamilarasi

B. Mageshwaran

Dialogues at the Science-Society interface

9th February 2018
to Chennai
for Conference
Dialogues at the Science-Society interface: some contemporary issues and themes
A Conference in memory of Prof. C V Seshadri.
8-10 Feb. 2018, IIT Madras Research Park, Taramani, Chennai - 600113
Held under the aegis of the
C V Seshadri Endowment Anna University Chennai

I think interesting conference and topics. We sadly were not able to see all of the speakers in the session Hanne de Bruin was presenting in
Rajagopal sang to give an example of rhythm.
Two short clips of mine from Abihmanyu and Karnatic meets Kattaikkuttu were shown to illustrate points.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Karna Moksham - extracts

3rd Feb 2018
Recorded voice overs, Filmed songs, filmed Karna Moksham last two songs really wonderful pieces.

Karna’s Entrance from the all night play Karna Moksham
and the final good bye to his wife, Ponnuruvi, before he lives for the battlefield.

The voice overs to elaborate sections of documentary, songs to show differences in styles used with the same songs, and Karna Moksham to go with P.Rajagopals seminal performance series on youtube/vimeo

Monday, January 29, 2018

Draupadi-the-Kuratti (Kuravanchi)

Draupadi-the-Kuratti (Kuravanchi)  

performed by students (6-15 years old) from the Kattaikkuttu Gurukulam

Performed at the Kattaikkuttu Sangam & Gurukulam, Kuttu Kalai Kudam, Punjarasantankal, Tamil Nadu, India on 26th-27th January 2018. Total Duration: 6hrs 30mins.
The performance started at 9pm finished around 4 am.

The costumes of the clowns stole the show!
The entire piece is being placed on youtube in 5 sections.